On this date in 1992, the Flyers lost to the Washington Capitals at the Spectrum, 5-2. With his appearance in the game, Ron Hextall reached the NHL Milestone of 500 games played by a goaltender.
Hextall would finish his 13-year NHL career with a 296-214-69 record and 2.97 goals-against average in 608 regular season games for the Flyers, Quebec Nordiques and New York Islanders. His 296 wins are tied for 22nd on the NHL's All-Time List (with Dominik Hasek).
He is first on the Flyers All-Time List in games played by a goaltender (489) and wins (240).
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